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NUS study shows the causes of mangrove deforestation in Southeast Asia
Rice production in Myanmar and the rise of palm oil plantations in Malaysia and Indonesia could pose future threats to mangrove forests. by admin last modified February 17, 2016 08:56 — Relevance: 1%
Droughts hit cereal crops harder since 1980s
Drought and extreme heat events slashed cereal harvests in recent decades by 9% to 10% on average in affected countries – and the impact of these weather ... by admin last modified February 17, 2016 08:52 — Relevance: 1%
One crop, two ways, multiple benefits
Nitrogen fixation is one of the best examples of cooperation in nature. Soil microbes – naturally occurring bacteria in the soil – work with plants to pull ... by admin last modified February 17, 2016 08:48 — Relevance: 1%
Study reveals deep ties between diverse tropical rainforests
Tropical rainforests play a vital role in the well-being of our planet, soaking up carbon dioxide and helping stabilize the global climate. Understanding the ... by admin last modified February 17, 2016 08:47 — Relevance: 1%
Trees employ similar strategies to outcompete their neighbors
How more than 1,000 tree species may occur in a small area of forest in Amazonia or Borneo is an unsolved mystery. Their ability to coexist may depend on how ... by admin last modified February 16, 2016 13:30 — Relevance: 1%
A carbon sink that can’t be filled
Forests can store as much as 45 percent of the world’s terrestrial carbon, making them a critical part of the process of regulating climate change. As global ... by admin last modified February 16, 2016 13:29 — Relevance: 1%
Causes and trends of water scarcity in food production
Miina Porkka, Dieter Gerten, Sibyll Schaphoff, Stefan Siebert and MattiKummu. Environ. Res. Lett. 11 (2016) 015001. by admin last modified February 12, 2016 09:46 — Relevance: 1%
Modeling Amazonian transitional forest micrometeorology
What can mathematical modeling teach us about the micrometeorology of the southern Amazonian "transitional" forest? Quite a lot, it turns out. This particular ... by admin last modified February 12, 2016 09:29 — Relevance: 1%
Boosting farm yields to restore habitats could create greenhouse gas ‘sink’
New study using UK data is first to show that raising farm yields and allowing ‘spared’ land to be reclaimed for woodlands and wetlands could offset greenhouse ... by admin last modified February 12, 2016 09:29 — Relevance: 1%
Tree rings reveal growing synchrony
Conifers in Spain and Siberia are growing more in synch as climate changes. That's according to researchers from Spain and Russia, who analysed tree ... by admin last modified February 12, 2016 09:27 — Relevance: 1%
Why the sky used to be more blue
"Blue skies Smiling at me Nothing but blue skies Do I see" by admin last modified February 12, 2016 09:26 — Relevance: 1%
Lakes around the world rapidly warming
Climate change is rapidly heating up lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems across the planet, according to a study spanning ... by admin last modified February 10, 2016 08:50 — Relevance: 1%
Feeding food waste to pigs could save vast swathes of threatened forest and savannah
A new study shows that if the European Union lifted the pigswill ban imposed following 2001’s foot-and-mouth disease epidemic, and harnessed technologies ... by admin last modified February 10, 2016 08:49 — Relevance: 1%
Call for Papers: "Progress in Developing Uncertainty Estimates for Gridded Climate Data" at CMOS/CGU (Canada)
In order to address an often overlooked aspect of climate analysis, climatology development and process modelling, we are convening a session to address ... by admin last modified February 08, 2016 10:36 — Relevance: 1%
Announcement: Invitation to join the Giovanni User mailing list
The NASA Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center would like to extend an invitation to join a new email mailing list devoted to our ... by admin last modified February 08, 2016 10:31 — Relevance: 1%
Question: Homogenized national temperature series
I work on the homogenization of station data and am searching for collaborators for a study comparing homogenized national temperature series with the ... by admin last modified February 08, 2016 10:30 — Relevance: 1%
Global food system faces multiple threats from climate change
Climate change is likely to have far-reaching impacts on food security throughout the world, especially for the poor and those living in tropical regions, ... by admin last modified January 15, 2016 15:23 — Relevance: 1%
Increased carbon dioxide has altered photosynthesis of plants over the 20th century
Researchers at Umeå University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences have discovered that increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere ... by admin last modified January 15, 2016 15:22 — Relevance: 1%
Warm nights could flood the atmosphere with carbon under climate change
The warming effects of climate change usually conjure up ideas of parched and barren landscapes broiling under a blazing sun, its heat amplified by greenhouse ... by admin last modified January 15, 2016 15:21 — Relevance: 1%
More aggressive climate policies are needed to save the future poor
People often believe that future generations will be better off than their predecessors, but that may be a dangerous assumption when it comes to climate ... by admin last modified January 15, 2016 15:20 — Relevance: 1%
Where has climate change altered Europe's rainfall?
Limited datasets make it difficult to establish whether local changes in rainfall are due to human-induced climate change or natural variation, according to ... by admin last modified January 15, 2016 15:19 — Relevance: 1%
Drought or no drought, farm sector adapts to low rainfall
Business Standard. New Delhi, 11 January 2016. by admin last modified January 13, 2016 13:36 — Relevance: 1%
Higher temp during winter can hit wheat crop: Experts
Millennium Post. Chandigarh, 12 January 2016. by admin last modified January 13, 2016 13:35 — Relevance: 1%
Warm winter, dry soil hit rabi (winter) crops
Mint. New Delhi, 10 January 2016. by admin last modified January 11, 2016 10:41 — Relevance: 1%
Mother Dairy, IL&FS tie up to sell organic compost
Business Line. New Delhi, 08 January 2016. by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:39 — Relevance: 1%
Wheat, Corn, Soya Prices Fall
The Economic Times. New Delhi, 07 January 2016. by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:37 — Relevance: 1%
NASA study suggests carbon content of temperate forests overestimated
Digital measurements of millions of trees indicate that previous studies likely overestimate the amount of carbon stored by temperate U.S. forests, according ... by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:36 — Relevance: 1%
No substantive evidence for ‘pause’ in global warming
There is no substantive evidence for a ‘pause’ or ‘hiatus’ in global warming and the use of those terms is therefore inaccurate, new research from the ... by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:35 — Relevance: 1%
Lazy microbes are key for soil carbon and nitrogen sequestration
Social interactions in microbial communities could explain how much carbon and nitrogen gets stored in soils—providing new insight for climate change research. by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:34 — Relevance: 1%
Theory of 'smart' plants may explain the evolution of global ecosystems
It's easy to think of plants as passive features of their environments, doing as the land prescribes, serving as a backdrop to the bustling animal kingdom. by admin last modified January 11, 2016 08:33 — Relevance: 1%